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Feb 17, 2013 9:39am EST
us to develop a plan that will help us as we look at the many reforms. >> it's a different kind of a background. i was a tv reporter in a cbs affiliate in south bend when i came back from college. and then after my husband and i got married i did four years in bucharest, romania. our church had asked us if we would go, for a two-year stint, so we sold our house, sold everything we had made the provision, raised the money, got there and then started our organization. and so we ended up living there four years but it actually precipitated my run for the indiana state house. having an opportunity to be in a different place, different culture and understanding what role government can and can't play when it comes to, you know, governing. >> and run she did. walorski served three terms in the indiana state house. >> we were a billion dollars in debt, we had very well intentioned people, everybody was doing what they thought they should do. our state was in the bottom of the barrel in this nation. we were 49th and 50th in virtually every grid you can imagine and today we are on the to
Feb 16, 2013 11:30am PST
district with seniors and anglos and latinos all of us together. and what i'm excited to do is learn about the deepest fabric of that district and try and >> the number one priority i have is to help people feel that sense of economic security by creating jobs and creating a climate where jobs c flourish. so ensuring that high wage, high tech jobs come to our district, that they stay in our district and that we have an educated work force that is ready to take advantage of those jobs that we have tomorrow. >> i come from a large family that is very supportive. i was very fortunate growing up in a large family where all of us, because my mother and father understood the value of education. somewhat nontraditional that all of us have advanced degrees, we were able to go to college i'm a public school product, i'm very proud of that. i was always taught that it was never about me but it was about making a difference. >> and she's tried to make a difference by working in government, in the private sector and in academia as a senior vice president at ohio state university. >> i've had opportuni
Feb 9, 2013 11:30am PST
in an area and we were ambushed in flight and they shot at us with a number of things. small arms...we were hit with small arms fire and a rocket propel grenade which is what exploded on me and we were able to land the aircraft. the last thing i remember trying to shut down the engines on an emergency shut down. >> she woke up a double amputee, losing both legs. how did it change her life? >> it'sreeing. it's been a gift and i choose to look at it as a gift. yes, my life is infinitely difficult physically. i can't do the things that are great passions in my life, you know my unit is deployed right now and there's a piece of my heart with them and i can't be there. it's given me a new mission and i get to do this for them. >> she wants to help the mitary with her new national platform. >> there's so many things that need to be done. i think there's a responsibility to, if we're going to go to war, have a discussion of how we will use these men and women. right? they're the ones who bleed. so we don't make decisions to go to war recklessly, we have honest discussions of the cost of war. if we
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